Man arrested for allegedly murdering his niece

Source: RCSO
Source: RCSO

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering his niece.

Jerome Edward Hughs, 36, is being held without bond at Richmond County Jail.

A grand jury arrest warrant was issued in connection to the death of 17-month-old Kaidence Alexander, Hughs' niece.

Additional details cannot be released at this time, according to the Sheriff's Office. The case was investigated by the GBI Crime Lab, DFACS, and the Child Advocacy Center.

Copyright 2013 WFXG. All rights reserved.